Developing-8 (D-8) is a global intergovernmental organization based in Istanbul, Turkey. D-8 has shown interest to work with UiTM, in particular with the Faculty of Administrative Science and Policy Studies (FSPPP). Ambassador Dato’ Ku Jaafar Ku Shaari, the Secretary General of D-8 and also the Adjunct Professor paid a courtesy visit to the faculty on the 9th of December 2019. He was received by the Dean of the faculty, Associate Professor Dr. Abdul Jalil at his office. Among the topics discussed were; student and staff exchange program, collaborative research and sharing best practices.  Later, Dato Ku Jaafar also visited the VC of UiTM, Prof. Emeritus Datuk Ir. Dr. Mohd Azraai Kassim. Both leaders spoke on how to develop various collaborative efforts and new opportunities between the international organization and the university.